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Beach:Whitmore Bay Beach, Barry Island

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Barry Island,
Vale of Glamorgan,
CF62 5TJ



Barry Island has attracted visitors since the 1870’s and the appeal of its golden beaches, cafes and family amusements is stronger than ever.

The recently refurbished seafront now offers a sweeping promenade along the entire length of Whitmore Bay beach, against a backdrop of enticing cafés and restaurants, beach wheelchairs available to loan, vibrant beach huts and lots to amuse the kids with a climbing wall, mist feature, adventure golf and beautiful landscaped gardens. Or for the more adventurous, Barry Island Pleasure Park offers thrilling rides. And not forgetting the Gavin and Stacey connection.

Seaside Award beach; Green Flag Promenade Gardens. Seasonal lifeguard service provided Dogs not allowed May - end September.

Disabled toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility Facilities

Open all the time


Barry Island,
Vale of Glamorgan,
CF62 5TJ


Plan route to Whitmore Bay Beach, Barry Island using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: ST 114664  Lat: 51.39026 Long: -3.27466

Take the A4050 into the town then follow road lane markings for ISLAND.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0.3 miles from Barry Island station


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities